As the ‘rasslin’ match in the Senate goes on, return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear—namely, 2017—when we all could hang out together and would socially distance ourselves only for petty personal reasons, and Steve Mnuchin was still merely the nominee for Secretary of the Treasury. It was clear throughout his confirmation hearings that a) Mnuchin richly deserved having been called The Foreclosure King in his days as a banker, and b) that he considered telling the whole truth about things to be largely a suggestion.

Read the rest of Charlie Pierce’s piece at Esquire.